The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Belfast with a requirement for Linux skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
County Antrim / Belfast
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 16 18 13
Rank change year-on-year +2 -5  
Permanent jobs citing Linux 16 10 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Belfast 10.53% 7.35% 18.40%
As % of the Operating Systems category 22.86% 29.41% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 14 9 10
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +16.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,825 £28,700 £21,200
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,250 £48,875
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

Linux is in the operating system skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Belfast with a requirement for operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
Belfast
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 70 34 46
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Belfast 46.05% 25.00% 36.80%
Number of salaries quoted 82 68 78
Median salary £32,500 £35,000 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.14% +11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £27,500 £23,200
10% offered a salary of more than £92,250 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in Belfast

Job postings citing Linux as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Belfast.

Job vacancy trend for Linux in Belfast

Linux
Salary Trend in Belfast

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Linux in Belfast.

Salary trend for Linux in Belfast

Linux
Salary Histogram in Belfast

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Linux in Belfast over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Linux in Belfast

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, IT jobs citing Linux also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Belfast region with a requirement for Linux.

1 14 (51.85%) Unix
2 9 (33.33%) C++
3 8 (29.63%) Java
3 8 (29.63%) Software Engineering
3 8 (29.63%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (22.22%) Finance
4 6 (22.22%) OO
4 6 (22.22%) Python
5 5 (18.52%) Windows
5 5 (18.52%) LAN
5 5 (18.52%) WAN
5 5 (18.52%) JavaScript
5 5 (18.52%) HTML
5 5 (18.52%) Cisco
5 5 (18.52%) Microsoft
5 5 (18.52%) Internet
5 5 (18.52%) Scrum
5 5 (18.52%) Objective-C
5 5 (18.52%) Degree
5 5 (18.52%) Refactoring
5 5 (18.52%) Kanban
5 5 (18.52%) BDD
5 5 (18.52%) Embedded Systems
5 5 (18.52%) Continuous Delivery
5 5 (18.52%) Mobile Development
6 4 (14.81%) Multithreading
6 4 (14.81%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (14.81%) Bash Shell
6 4 (14.81%) IP Telephony
6 4 (14.81%) Data Management

Linux
Co-occurring IT Skills in Belfast by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (11.11%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (7.41%) OpenStack
3 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (3.70%) IIS
3 1 (3.70%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.41%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (18.52%) Internet
1 5 (18.52%) LAN
1 5 (18.52%) WAN
2 4 (14.81%) IP Telephony
2 4 (14.81%) TCP/IP
3 2 (7.41%) Firewall
3 2 (7.41%) SAN
3 2 (7.41%) VPN
4 1 (3.70%) DNS
4 1 (3.70%) NAS
4 1 (3.70%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.11%) Apache Cassandra
1 3 (11.11%) Big Data
1 3 (11.11%) Hadoop
1 3 (11.11%) MongoDB
2 1 (3.70%) Relational Database
General
1 6 (22.22%) Finance
2 4 (14.81%) Telecoms
3 3 (11.11%) Banking
4 2 (7.41%) Front Office
4 2 (7.41%) Investment Banking
4 2 (7.41%) Marketing
5 1 (3.70%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 7 (25.93%) Developer
2 5 (18.52%) C++ Software Engineer
2 5 (18.52%) Java Developer
2 5 (18.52%) Network Engineer
2 5 (18.52%) Software Engineer
2 5 (18.52%) Support Engineer
3 4 (14.81%) Linux Engineer
3 4 (14.81%) Linux Support
3 4 (14.81%) Linux Support Engineer
3 4 (14.81%) Senior Linux Engineer
3 4 (14.81%) Senior Linux Support
3 4 (14.81%) Senior Support Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Java Software Developer
4 3 (11.11%) Junior
4 3 (11.11%) Junior Network Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Software Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Architect
5 2 (7.41%) Cloud Architect
5 2 (7.41%) Cloud Solutions Architect
5 2 (7.41%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (18.52%) HTML
2 3 (11.11%) Hibernate
2 3 (11.11%) JSON
2 3 (11.11%) REST
2 3 (11.11%) Spring
2 3 (11.11%) XML
3 2 (7.41%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 5 (18.52%) Embedded Systems
2 3 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (11.11%) Data Centre
2 3 (11.11%) Equities
2 3 (11.11%) Fintech
3 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.70%) Fixed Income
3 1 (3.70%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 14 (51.85%) Unix
2 5 (18.52%) Windows
3 2 (7.41%) Solaris
4 1 (3.70%) Windows Server
4 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (29.63%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (29.63%) Software Engineering
2 6 (22.22%) OO
3 5 (18.52%) BDD
3 5 (18.52%) Continuous Delivery
3 5 (18.52%) Kanban
3 5 (18.52%) Mobile Development
3 5 (18.52%) Refactoring
3 5 (18.52%) Scrum
4 4 (14.81%) Data Management
4 4 (14.81%) Multithreading
4 4 (14.81%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (11.11%) Cyber Intelligence
5 3 (11.11%) Web Development
6 2 (7.41%) Agile Project Management
6 2 (7.41%) DevOps
6 2 (7.41%) Multithreaded Programming
6 2 (7.41%) Risk Analytics
6 2 (7.41%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 9 (33.33%) C++
2 8 (29.63%) Java
3 6 (22.22%) Python
4 5 (18.52%) JavaScript
4 5 (18.52%) Objective-C
5 4 (14.81%) Bash Shell
6 2 (7.41%) C
6 2 (7.41%) SQL
7 1 (3.70%) PL/SQL
7 1 (3.70%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (18.52%) Degree
2 4 (14.81%) CCNA
2 4 (14.81%) CCNP
2 4 (14.81%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (3.70%) Computer Science Degree
System Software
1 2 (7.41%) KVM
1 2 (7.41%) oVirt
1 2 (7.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.70%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (7.41%) Ansible
1 2 (7.41%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (18.52%) Cisco
1 5 (18.52%) Microsoft
2 4 (14.81%) VMware
3 3 (11.11%) HP
3 3 (11.11%) SonicWALL
3 3 (11.11%) Symantec
4 1 (3.70%) Juniper
4 1 (3.70%) Meraki
4 1 (3.70%) Oracle
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